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Alexandre Desplat
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    (August 23, 1961- )
    Born in Paris, France
    Film Composer
    Composed scores to over 160 films, documentaries and television shows
    Won the Best Original Score Oscar for 'The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)'
    Nominated for the Best Original Score Oscar for 'The Imitation Game (2014),' Philomena (2013),' 'Argo (2012),' 'The King's Speech (2010),' "The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009),' 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008),' and 'The Queen (2006)'
    Won the Grammy for Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media for 'The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)' and 'The King's Speech (2010)'
    He nicknamed his wife 'Solrey.'
    Sometimes it takes him a mere three weeks to compose a film score.
    Outside of composing scores for films, he hasn't done much else.
    He met his wife while he was working on his first film score in 1986.
    He is skilled at piano, trumpet and flute.
    His music influences are an eclectic mix from classical to jazz to world beats.
    He gives Master Classes at Sorbonne and London's Royal College of Music.
    He's one film composer who's finally giving John Williams a challenge.

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